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    Banning cars would see an improvement...

    Dear all,

    I saw in a reading exam a sentence like, "Banningcars into city centers would see an improvement in public transport."

    Is it usual to use "see" this way? Does this "see" mean "cause" or "bring about"? Or is it just an anthropomorphic use?

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    Last edited by emsr2d2; 07-May-2017 at 09:34. Reason: Standardised font and font size across post

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    Re: Banning cars would see an improvement...

    Quote Originally Posted by optimistic pessimist View Post
    Dear all,

    I saw In a reading exam, a sentence like, I saw "Banning cars into from city centers would see an improvement in public transport."

    Is it usual to use "see" this way? Does this "see" mean "cause" or "bring about"? Or is it just an anthropomorphic use?

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    Note my corrections above. "would see" here means "would result in".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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